Eloy Jimenez is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.8K) and DraftKings ($3.8K) for 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.4 FanDuel points and 7.9 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$650 more than $2.8K on FanDuel and +$602 more than $3.8K on DraftKings. Their may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (OF) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#34 D.J. Stewart10.5 FD Points$2100
#35 Yasiel Puig10.5 FD Points$3300
#36 Eloy Jimenez10.4 FD Points$2800
#37 Kyle Schwarber10.3 FD Points$2900
#38 Jorge Soler10.3 FD Points$3700
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#21 Victor Robles8 DK Points$4200
#22 Chris Taylor7.9 DK Points$4000
#23 Eloy Jimenez7.9 DK Points$3800
#24 Shin-Soo Choo7.8 DK Points$4700
#25 A.J. Pollock7.6 DK Points$4100

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Eloy Jimenez to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 71.26 projected fantasy points puts him at #30 behind Anthony Santander and ahead of Michael Conforto. He has averaged 2.53 fantasy points in his past 96 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.72 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#81) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 88% ownership, he is also the #30 most highly owned outfielder. Eloy Jimenez is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #66 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#28 Aaron Judge (100% OWN)74 FP, 3.15 per game368 FP, 110 gp, 3.35 per game (#7)
#29 Anthony Santander (42% OWN)72 FP, 2.74 per game40 FP, 30 gp, 1.35 per game (#120)
#30 Eloy Jimenez (88% OWN)71 FP, 2.72 per game40 FP, 30 gp, 1.35 per game (#120)
#31 Michael Conforto (99% OWN)71 FP, 3.29 per game416 FP, 153 gp, 2.72 per game (#29)
#32 Yasiel Puig (98% OWN)71 FP, 3.14 per game321 FP, 124 gp, 2.59 per game (#40)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Eloy Jimenez is projected for 5.38 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #39 projected outfielder for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Justin Upton but behind A.J. Pollock the rest of the week. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#40). He is projected for 16.25 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#37 Thomas Pham5.4 FP (90% ST)3.12 FP
#38 A.J. Pollock5.4 FP (60% ST)3.09 FP
#39 Eloy Jimenez5.4 FP (63% ST)2.72 FP
#40 Justin Upton5.4 FP (53% ST)2.71 FP
#41 Mallex Smith5.4 FP (43% ST)2.43 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#38 Hunter Pence16.3 FP (21% ST)3.07 FP
#39 Josh Naylor16.3 FP (2% ST)2.41 FP
#40 Eloy Jimenez16.2 FP (63% ST)2.72 FP
#41 Franmil Reyes16.2 FP (58% ST)3.04 FP
#42 Justin Upton16.2 FP (53% ST)2.71 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

ELOY JIMENEZFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019715.814.913.76.60.5
-- Per Game (26 Proj)2.70.220.570.530.250.02
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)5.40.411.11.00.650.05
9/2 to 9/8 (6.5 Games)16.21.33.43.31.60.13
2019 Season242225350250
-- Per Game (96 GP)2.50.230.550.520.260.00